Enrolled Freshman Students
Contact your faculty advisor and
introduce yourself. Academic advisors provide an
relationship that is essential and your college
Choose a major that is compatible
with your career goals and personal
Services Office can be helpful if you are unable to select a
major or are considering changing your major.
Attend all classes and laboratories.
Class attendance is mandatory by most faculty.
Attendance policies are found in class syllabi.
Prepare for program planning. Make
an appointment with your faculty advisor and begin to prepare an
academic long-range plan that is compatible with your career
Meet with your faculty advisor during
program planning. Come prepared with a list of courses, a
long range plan.
Register for your next semester classes
as soon as your scheduled registration date comes up.
Your assigned date and time is in your GullNet account.
If academic problems arise, see your
faculty advisor to determine the right approach for working
through them. Know the last date to withdraw from
Make sure to assess your own academic
progress. Calculate your grades by
using the grading information on your syllabi. Mid-term is a good time to do this.
Know the campus resources available
Be familiar with the SU graduation
requirements and the requirements of your major.
Review your academic requirements report in Gull Net to view
your remaining degree requirements.